Radioactive Contamination in the Arctic by Stefan Kirchner

Radioactive Contamination in the Arctic

byStefan Kirchner

Kobo ebook | June 29, 2015

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Seminar paper from the year 2015 in the subject Law - Miscellaneous, , language: English, abstract: Reindeer herding provides an important source of livelihood in many parts of the Arctic. In Northern Europe, reindeer herders are still battling the consequences of nuclear fallout suffered in the wake of the 1986 Chernobyl incident. In 2014 in parts of Norway a rapid increase in radioactivity was reported in reindeer meat as a result of the consumption of specific mushrooms which store large amounts of cesium-137. In this article the question will be asked if reindeer herders can have a claim for compensation under the European Convention on Human Rights.

RA Dr. Stefan Kirchner, MJI, is an international legal consultant, admitted to the bar in Germany (www.marine-consulting-eu). He has worked at the Law of the Sea Division of the German Foreign Ministry in Berlin and at the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency. He has been Assistant Professor for the Law of the Sea in Kaunas and Associate Professor for Fundamental and Human Rights in Rovaniemi. After serving as Co-Chair of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Interest Group of the American Society of International Law he now holds that position in ASIL's Law of the Sea Interest Group.
Title:Radioactive Contamination in the ArcticFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 29, 2015Publisher:GRIN PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3668006229

ISBN - 13:9783668006225

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